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At 11:33a, 5/27/18
Temperature 65.2°F
Wind 7.0 mph


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United States           Natural Resources             Water and Climate Center
Department of           Conservation                          Portland, Oregon
Agriculture             Service

          S N O W  -  P R E C I P I T A T I O N    U P D A T E

              Based on Mountain Data from NRCS SNOTEL Sites
                    As of MONDAY: MARCH 2 , 2009
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BASIN                    ELEV.  SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT   TOTAL PRECIPITATION
 Data Site Name          (Ft)                      %                      %
                                Current  Average  Avg  Current  Average  Avg
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WYOMING


SNAKE RIVER  

 BASE CAMP                7030    12.9    16.0    81     15.6    18.6    84
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    21.9    18.5   118     25.3    23.0   110
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    32.6      -M      *    27.0      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    14.1    16.1    88     18.4    17.4   106
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    24.8    29.5    84     27.7    31.0    89
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     9.8    11.5    85     11.7    10.8   108
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    11.8      -M      *    12.6      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    21.2    29.7    71     24.8    31.5    79
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    20.9    23.9    87     23.0    24.6    93
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    11.7    12.2    96     13.0    15.8    82
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    13.5    16.6    81     17.4    19.5    89
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    22.2    22.2   100     22.2    22.5    99
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    13.0    15.4    84     14.5    16.0    91
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    22.5    20.7   109     24.5    20.7   118
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    27.4    23.3   118     21.5    23.4    92
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    27.7    25.4   109     32.0    27.0   119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                     97


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    18.0    19.7    91     16.6    17.1    97
 BLACK BEAR               8170    26.7    32.9    81     27.2    33.3    82
 CANYON                   7870    10.4    11.3    92     11.3    13.0    87
 FISHER CREEK             9100    28.9    29.6    98     27.7    30.6    91
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    15.5    20.9    74     17.4    22.1    79
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     8.7     9.7    90     10.9    10.8   101
 PARKER PEAK              9400    20.0    18.2   110       -M    13.7      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    15.0    18.8    80     17.2    17.9    96
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    13.0    15.4    84     14.5    16.0    91
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    27.4    23.3   118     21.5    23.4    92
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    11.3    14.4    78     14.4    17.4    83
 WHITE MILL               8700    19.2    20.3    95     19.1    22.7    84
 WOLVERINE                7650     9.6    10.6    91      9.4    11.2    84
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                     88


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    13.2    12.6   105     13.8    13.7   101
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     5.7     7.2    79      7.5     8.4    89
 DEER PARK                9700     7.7    14.4    53     12.1    17.8    68
 HOBBS PARK              10100     8.1    11.9    68      8.3     9.9    84
 LITTLE WARM              9370     8.8     9.5    93     11.2    10.9   103
 SOUTH PASS               9040     8.4    14.0    60     10.1    15.0    67
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     2.4     5.9    41      5.3     7.0    76
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    22.5    20.7   109     24.5    20.7   118
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     4.9     6.9    71      7.1     8.9    80
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     79                     89


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    15.9    16.0    99     12.9    14.1    91
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     7.6     4.3   177      7.7     6.4   120
 BLACKWATER               9780    18.2    20.4    89     16.8    17.2    98
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    15.8    13.2   120     12.5    11.6   108
 EVENING STAR             9200    23.6    25.0    94     24.6    21.8   113
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     6.9     7.3    95      7.7     7.8    99
 KIRWIN                   9550     9.6     9.1   105     10.9     9.2   118
 MARQUETTE                8760     3.2     6.9    46      6.3     7.5    84
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     8.8     9.0    98      7.9     9.6    82
 OWL CREEK                8975     4.3     4.1   105      4.2     4.4    95
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    10.9     8.7   125     12.4    10.0   124
 SHELL CREEK              9580    14.5    11.8   123     13.8    10.8   128
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    15.0    18.8    80     17.2    17.9    96
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    11.8    11.4   104     14.6    15.6    94
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     3.1     4.2    74      6.0     5.4   111
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    15.5    14.6   106     13.8    13.6   101
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                    103


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    18.2    20.4    89     16.8    17.2    98
 EVENING STAR             9200    23.6    25.0    94     24.6    21.8   113
 KIRWIN                   9550     9.6     9.1   105     10.9     9.2   118
 MARQUETTE                8760     3.2     6.9    46      6.3     7.5    84
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    15.0    18.8    80     17.2    17.9    96
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    11.8    11.4   104     14.6    15.6    94
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    15.5    14.6   106     13.8    13.6   101
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                    101


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     7.6     4.3   177      7.7     6.4   120
 BIG GOOSE                7990     6.9     7.7    90      9.1     6.8   134
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    15.8    13.2   120     12.5    11.6   108
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     9.6     9.0   107     10.1     9.5   106
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    14.1    10.0   141     13.5     9.8   138
 DOME LAKE                8880    10.0     9.5   105     12.0    10.2   118
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     6.9     7.3    95      7.7     7.8    99
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     5.4     5.2   104      8.2     6.3   130
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     8.8     9.0    98      7.9     9.6    82
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    10.9     8.7   125     12.4    10.0   124
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    11.4     9.1   125     13.5    10.5   129
 TIE CREEK                6870     4.0     4.9    82     10.5     7.9   133
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    114                    118


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     8.3     7.1   117     12.8     9.3   138
 COLE CANYON              5910     5.5     5.7    96     10.0     5.5   182
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     8.0     6.8   118     11.1     7.5   148
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    152


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    23.9    21.9   109     22.5    20.9   108
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    18.6    15.6   119     20.3    17.0   119
 ELK RIVER                8700    20.3    16.1   126     18.6    16.1   116
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    18.8    17.3   109     22.7    20.2   112
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    28.4    22.7   125     26.6    20.2   132
 OLD BATTLE              10000    27.3    26.3   104     32.2    28.5   113
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    10.4     9.0   116     11.8     9.9   119
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    11.2    10.0   112     12.9    13.3    97
 TOWER                   10500    37.3    37.6    99     34.6    31.9   108
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    20.6    21.3    97     23.8    22.1   108
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    10.7     9.6   111      9.8    10.4    94
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    110                    112


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    18.6    19.0    98     17.3    17.5    99
 CASPER MTN.              7900     8.4    11.3    74     10.5    11.1    95
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    13.2    13.0   102     13.6    13.3   102
 DEER PARK                9700     7.7    14.4    53     12.1    17.8    68
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     7.7     8.9    87      8.4    10.0    84
 RENO HILL                8400     9.1    10.4    87     10.3    11.5    90
 ROACH                    9700    13.3    13.9    96     15.2    14.9   102
 SAND LAKE               10050    24.0    25.2    95     22.4    19.3   116
 SOUTH PASS               9040     8.4    14.0    60     10.1    15.0    67
 WINDY PEAK               7900     6.8     6.0   113      7.4     8.5    87
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     86                     92


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    13.8     9.7   142     14.7    12.3   120
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    18.6    15.6   119     20.3    17.0   119
 OLD BATTLE              10000    27.3    26.3   104     32.2    28.5   113
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    14.7    12.5   118     16.9    15.7   108
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    26.9    23.8   113     28.1    23.4   120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    115                    116


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    10.0    12.1    83      9.9    11.3    88
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    20.7    23.1    90     16.8    19.1    88
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     8.2    11.0    75     10.6    10.2   104
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    10.9    11.1    98     11.9    10.9   109
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     9.8    11.5    85     11.7    10.8   108
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    11.8      -M      *    12.6      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     9.7    12.4    78     11.8    12.5    94
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    14.0    14.5    97     16.3    14.8   110
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     9.9     9.6   103      9.3     9.6    97
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    11.9    12.4    96     12.5    13.7    91
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    22.2    22.2   100     22.2    22.5    99
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    20.6    20.9    99     22.4    20.7   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                    100


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     9.1    11.0    83      9.3    10.4    89
 HEWINTA                  9519     6.5     9.1    71      9.7    11.6    84
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     3.0     5.8    52      5.4     6.2    87
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     3.2     5.7    56      5.4     5.8    93
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    19.0    22.3    85     17.6    21.1    83
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    12.2    14.0    87     14.0    17.2    81
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     8.7    12.7    69     11.9    12.9    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77                     86


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    14.4    17.1    84     13.8    16.2    85
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    12.9    13.2    98     16.1    17.1    94
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    12.2    14.0    87     14.0    17.2    81
 LILY LAKE                9156    10.6    10.8    98     12.2    14.3    85
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    20.0    24.7    81     20.5    21.1    97
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    11.7    12.2    96     13.0    15.8    82
 TRIAL LAKE               9992    18.3    20.6    89     17.8    20.5    87
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                     88

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 -M   = Missing data
  *   = Data may not provide a valid measure of conditions.
Units = inches for the Current and Average Snow Water Equivalent and

Total Precipitation values

If the Basin wide percent of average value is flagged as potentially
invalid, care should be taken to evaluate if the value is representative
of conditions in the basin.

The SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT Percent of Average represents the snow water
equivalent found at selected SNOTEL sites in or near the basin compared to
the average value for those sites on this day.

The TOTAL PRECIPITATION Percent of Average represents the total precipitation
(beginning October 1st) found at selected SNOTEL sites in or near the basin
compared to the average value for those sites on this day.

Contact your state water supply staff for assistance.

Reference period for average conditions is 1961-90.

Provisional data, subject to revision.